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Legislation #: 130374 Introduction Date: 5/9/2013
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 5/9/2013
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS FORD, DAVIS, CIRCO, WAGNER, JAMES, JR., MARCASON, SHARP, TAYLOR, JOHNSON, GLOVER, CURLS AND REED
Title: Congratulating Park Hill and Park Hill South High School Broadcast Journalism students and the entire staff from both schools for reaching new heights in student journalism.

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5/7/2013 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/9/2013 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 130374

 

Congratulating Park Hill and Park Hill South High School Broadcast Journalism students and the entire staff from both schools for reaching new heights in student journalism.

 

WHEREAS, the Student Television Network presents national awards in recognition of excellence in scholastic broadcast television and honor the special skills and unique talents of broadcasting and film students from across the nation; and

 

WHEREAS, the following Park Hill South High School students received awards at the Student Television Network Fall Nationals: Brittany Coffey received 1st Place in the Sports Feature Story category, Rachel Schisler and Rachel McMillan received 3rd Place in the Human Interest Feature Story category, and Hunter Norton and Skylar Rolstad received 3rd Place in the Weather News Category; and

 

WHEREAS, the Journalism Educators of Metropolitan Kansas City (JEMKC) Awards program took place April 16, 2013, and announced awards for outstanding high school journalism programs and students on both the Missouri and Kansas sides of the State Line; and

 

WHEREAS, JEMKC tallied points in the four Broadcast categories and found that there was a three-way tie for 1st Place for their overall programs, with two of those schools, Park Hill and Park Hill South High Schools, both are located in the 2nd District of Kansas City, Missouri; and

 

WHEREAS, 1st Place winners at the JEMKC Awards from Park Hill High School include: Kara Strickland and Cody Van Hooser in the Sports Story category and Otto Gaiser, Logan Ward and Paxton DiBlasi in the Newscast Category; and

 

WHEREAS, 1st Place winners at the JEMKC Awards from Park Hill South High School include: Rachel Schisler and Rachel McMillan in the Feature Story Category; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby congratulate Park Hill and Park Hill South High School Broadcast Journalism students and staff members for excellence in journalism at a Metropolitan and National level; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to the above mentioned award recipients and their teachers with the congratulations of the Mayor and Council for the many awards the schools received and for their outstanding educational program.

 

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